August 27, 2019
On August 22, 2019, it was announced that 51 state attorneys general and 12 telecommunications service providers (AT&T, Bandwidth, CenturyLink, Charter, Comcast, Consolidated, Frontier, Sprint, T-Mobile, US Cellular, Verizon and Windstream) have collaborated to implement certain anti-robocalling principles intended to protect consumers from the growing scourge of illegal robocalls. In announcing this initiative, the state attorneys general highlighted the fact that robocalls are generally their number one source of consumer complaints. Working in partnership with the attorneys general, the telecommunications service providers have agreed to adopt eight anti-robocalling principles aimed at the prevention and enforcement of illegal calls.
What are the anti-robocalling principles?